Gold Price and Crude Oil Price Remain Supported

Gold price started a fresh increase from the $1,720 support. Crude oil price rallied and it even broke the $75.00 resistance before correcting lower.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

· Gold price started a decent increase above the $1,735 resistance against the US Dollar.

· There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1,737 on the hourly chart of gold.

· Crude oil price started a fresh rally from the $70.00 support zone.

· There was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $74.85 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

Gold price extended its decline below $1,740 against the US Dollar. However, it found support near the $1,720 zone. A low was formed near $1,721 on FXOpen and the price started a fresh increase.

It was able to clear the $1,735 resistance and the 50 hourly simple moving average. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance near $1,737 on the hourly chart of gold.

Gold Price Hourly Chart

The price even broke the 50% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $1,787 swing high to $1,721 swing low. It is now consolidating gains near the $1,750 level. The first major resistance is near the $1,762 level.

The 61.8% Fib retracement level of the key decline from the $1,787 swing high to $1,721 swing low is also near $1,762. The main resistance is near the $1,780 level. A close above the $1,780 levels could open the doors for a steady increase towards $1,800.

The next major resistance sits near the $1,820 level. On the downside, an initial support is near the $1,745 level. The first major support is near the $1,735 level. A downside break below the $1,735 support zone may possibly spark a sharp decline. In the stated case, the price could test the $1,720 support.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

Crude oil price started a major increase from the $70.00 support zone against the US Dollar. The price broke the $72.00 resistance zone to move into a positive zone.

The price even cleared the $75.00 level and settled above the 50 hourly simple moving average. A high was formed near $76.42 before the price corrected lower. It corrected a few points below the $75.00 level.

Oil Price Hourly Chart

There was a break below the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $69.32 swing low to $76.42 high. Besides, there was a break below a key bullish trend line with support near $74.85 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

However, downsides were limited below $73.00. The price found support near the 50% Fib retracement level of the upward move from the $69.32 swing low to $76.42 high.

On the upside, the price is facing resistance near the $75.20 level. The next key resistance is near the $75.50 level, above which the price might rise towards the $76.50 level. On the downside, an initial support is near the $74.50 level.

If there is a downside break below the $74.50 level and the 50 hourly SMA, the price could extend its decline towards the $73.00 level in the coming sessions. The next major support sits near the $72.50 level.

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